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The Salvation Army - Metro Division Full-Time Dispatcher - Des Moines, IA in Des Moines, Iowa


The Salvation Army has an opening for a Full-Time Dispatcher in Des Moines, IA

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

Receives, records and distributes pick up orders to production assistants/drivers by performing the following duties.1. Route pick-up orders coming into the center, distributing them to the proper Production Assistant each day.2. Keep accurate records of location of all trucks and vehicles each day and the calls that are completed each day.3. Keep track of and file all pick-up tickets, advising the supervisor of any problems which may arise (i.e. back calls, etc.).4. Operate two- way radio equipment according to center policy and FCC regulations.5. Assist phone receptionist when needed.6. Route same-day special donations.7. Maintain open communication with immediate supervisor at all times, informing supervisor of any problems with vehicles, accidents, etc.8. Supervise assistant dispatcher.9. Assign vehicles and coordinate all routes.10. Conduct Production Assistant meetings when necessary.11. Wear back guard provided when doing any substantial lifting or moving.12. Support the mission statement of The Salvation ArmyOTHER DUTIES: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or administrator.


Supervises assistant dispatcher in accordance with The Salvation Army policies and applicable laws.


Must have the ability to multi-task and learn new duties quickly while working in a fast-paced environment with keeping a positive attitude, work flexible hours, and be computer literate. Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Logistics experience is requested but not required.

Physical requirements of the position include standing, kneeling, crouching, stooping and lifting/pushing 25 – 50 lbs

THE MISSION OF THE SALVATION ARMY ADULT REHABILITATION CENTERThe Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Job LocationsUS-IA-Des Moines

Job ID 2021-19402

of Openings 1

Category Transportation

Type Regular Full-Time